Linden attempted murder accused granted bail

first_imgA Lindener who appeared before magistrate Clive Nurse at the Linden Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday charged with attempted murder, was granted bail.The defendant, Calwyn “Alex” Croal, 47, also known as “Brother” of Lot 178 Blueberry Hill, Wismar, is accused of attempted murder of his estranged wife Simone Belle-Croal, 41, of 604 Half Mile, Wismar and her cousin Sherwin Hughes of Blueberry Hill. He was granted bail in the sum of $150,000.It is alleged that on Sunday, April 3, with intent to commit murder, he discharged a loaded firearm at Belle-Croal and Hughes, at Canvas City, Wismar. The defendant who was represented by Attorney Gordon Gilhuys is scheduled to re-appear in court at a later date.Calwyn Croal, who eluded Police for almost two months, was arrested at Lethem last month in connection with the incident.Reports had indicated that the defendant, who allegedly staked out the yard of his estranged wife’s home, opened fire on the duo, hitting them multiple times across their bodies as Hughes who was said to be driving at the time approached Belle-Croal’s home.Hughes’s wife Annie who was in the vehicle at the time did not sustain any injuries, while Hughes was shot in his arm and back and Belle-Croal six times to her arm, leg and chest.Both were treated at the Linden Hospital Complex and later transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital where they underwent successful surgeries to have the bullets removed.last_img

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